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2017 WATC Derby Results: Gatting Beats Very Tempting

2017 WATC Derby Results: Gatting Beats Very Tempting

The boys fought back in the WATC Derby 2017 results at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday with Gatting beating home the Oaks winning filly Very Tempting to end the winning streak of the girls in the autumn classic.

WATC Derby winner Gatting could head to Adelaide for the 2017 SA Derby chasing the double achieved by Delicacy (pictured) in 2015. Photo: ...

WATC Derby 2017 Betting Update: Royal Star Scratched

WATC Derby 2017 Betting Update: Royal Star Scratched

All the rage Saturday racing-wise is on Winx in Sydney this afternoon, but over in Perth the 2017 WATC Derby betting markets have been shaken-up with the scratching of the favourite Royal Star.

Jockey Chris Parnham rides new 2017 WATC Derby betting favourite Very Tempting in the Group 2 in Perth on Saturday afternoon. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

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Royal Star Leads 2017 WATC Derby Field & Odds

Royal Star Leads 2017 WATC Derby Field & Odds

The official WATC Derby 2017 field is out for the weekend’s Perth Group 2 featuring sixteen three-year-old stayers led in betting by the firm Grant & Alana Williams-trained favourite Royal Star.

Jockey Peter Hall (pictured on 2015 WATC Derby winner Delicacy) rides Final Salute in the Group 2 this weekend in Perth. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

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2017 WATC Derby Betting Update: Royal Star Favourite

2017 WATC Derby Betting Update: Royal Star Favourite

Class filly Royal Star is current favourite in pre-field WATC Derby 2017 betting to beat home the boys in the Group 2 at Ascot Racecourse in Perth this weekend.

2015 WATC Derby winner Delicacy won the WA Oaks – Derby double for Grant Williams who saddles-up the two favoured fillies in the 2017 field this weekend. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

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Arcadia Dream wins 2016 WATC Derby

Arcadia Dream wins 2016 WATC Derby

Perth’s leading jockey William Pike claimed his sixth win in the Group 2 $400,000 Schweppes W.A.T.C. Derby (2400m) at Ascot in Perth last Saturday with a perfectly timed run on Arcadia Dream.

Delicacy carried the Bob Peters pink and white colours to victory in the Australasian Oaks and the South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

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Kia Ora Koutou Primed for 2016 WATC Derby

Kia Ora Koutou Primed for 2016 WATC Derby

Leading Perth-based trainer Adam Durrant has been pleased with the progression made by Kia Ora Koutou this time, and is confident his stable star is primed for success in Saturday’s 2016 WATC Derby (2400m) at Ascot Racecourse.

WATC Derby favourite Kia Ora Koutou has form around Tarzino (pictured). Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Resuming this time for a credible fifth in ...

2016 WATC Derby Betting Tips

2016 WATC Derby Betting Tips

The feature race at Ascot Racecourse this weekend in Perth is the lucrative WATC Derby 2016 for the three-year-olds, betting tips and selections for the staying clash detailed below.

Jockey Joseph Azzopardi (pictured aboard Crucial at Caulfield) rides Saturday’s 2016 WATC Derby favourite in Perth Kia Ora Koutou. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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Kia Ora Kouta Tops 2016 WATC Derby Odds

Kia Ora Kouta Tops 2016 WATC Derby Odds

Adam Durrant’s Group 1 placed gelding Kia Ora Koutou has opened clear favourite in WATC Derby 2016 betting to return to the winners’ stall for the first time this year at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse on Saturday.

Last year’s WATC Derby winner Delicacy (pictured) was trained by Grant Williams who has three in the 2016 edition of the Perth feature ...

2016 SA Derby Calls for Kia Ora Kouta

2016 SA Derby Calls for Kia Ora Kouta

Adam Durrant’s Victoria Derby placegetter from the spring Kia Ora Kouta will race for another Group 1 target in the SA Derby 2016 later this autumn with a run at Perth in this weekend’s $400,000 Group 2 WATC Derby (2400m).

Joseph Azzopardi (pictured aboard Crucial at Caulfield) rides the favourite Kia Ora Koutou in Saturday’s 2016 WATC Derby at ...

2016 WATC Derby Field: Kia Ora Kouta Draws Barrier 1

2016 WATC Derby Field: Kia Ora Kouta Draws Barrier 1

Adam Durrant’s consistent three-year-old Kia Ora Kouta is the big winner for Saturday’s WATC Derby 2016 at Ascot Racecourse drawing barrier one in the 12-horse field.

Jockey William Pike (pictured on Escado, inside) rides Arcadia Dream in Saturday’s 2016 WATC Derby at Ascot in Perth. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

A dozen young stayers make up the final field for this ...